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Michelle Obama Makes Light of Presidentís Failures in Graduation Speech
ABCNews ^ | May 18, 2013 | Arlette Saenz

Posted on 05/18/2013 9:55:06 PM PDT by Steelfish

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By Arlette Saenz

May 18, 2013

Delivering her only speech at a high school graduation this year, first lady Michelle Obama joked about the failures her husband, President Obama, has encountered in life as she told a graduating class of high school seniors in Nashville, Tenn. today that in order to achieve success in life, they must first experience failure.

“When something doesn’t go your way, you’ve just got to adjust. You’ve got to dig deep and work like crazy, and that’s when you’ll find out what you’re really made of during those hard times, but you can only do that if you’re willing to put yourself in a position where you might fail, and that’s why so often failure, is the key to success for so many great people,” Obama said at the graduation ceremony for Martin Luther King Jr. Academic Magnet High School.

“Oprah was demoted from her first job as a news anchor. Now she doesn’t even need a last name,” she said. “And then there’s this guy Barack Obama. … I could take up a whole afternoon talking about his failures, but he lost his first race for Congress, and now he gets to call himself my husband.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Society
KEYWORDS: barfalert; laughnowcrylater

1 posted on 05/18/2013 9:55:06 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish
...and now he gets to call himself my husband.

As if.

2 posted on 05/18/2013 9:57:35 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: Slyfox

Note to Moochie:

Your husband pines for Reggie’s Love


3 posted on 05/18/2013 10:01:56 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Slyfox

Hey Michelle: Your husband has a butt buddy named Reggie.


4 posted on 05/18/2013 10:09:43 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Slyfox
... more like a beard; Reggie & Sinclair, eagerly await OBH in South Chicago "Health Club" or
some remote golf course (Camp David) /separate vacation spot

5 posted on 05/18/2013 10:10:43 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: jsanders2001

Yeah, she was pretty pi$$ed when I slipped and called her Reggie.

6 posted on 05/18/2013 10:10:59 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: skinkinthegrass

7 posted on 05/18/2013 10:13:00 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: laplata

8 posted on 05/18/2013 10:17:24 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: Steelfish

I am still trying to get past someone would actually invite this twit to speak at their graduation.


9 posted on 05/18/2013 10:26:01 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Slyfox
*chuckling*
oh!.. how he pining for "his boy" Reggie Love.

10 posted on 05/18/2013 10:28:07 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: Slyfox

Ewwwwwwwwwwww...... Dat be nasty.

And it’s true.


11 posted on 05/18/2013 10:33:00 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: Steelfish

She’s gotta be a real gem to live with. She’s ugly on the inside and outside.


12 posted on 05/19/2013 2:53:06 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: freekitty

I was wondering what it cost to fly her down there.

I am sure Obama was glad to see her go.


13 posted on 05/19/2013 4:19:17 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Venturer

Plenty especially with the entourage she must have. Wonder if her daughters are senior staffers in name only on these trips.


14 posted on 05/19/2013 4:46:40 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Slyfox

She should have put him marrying her on that list.


15 posted on 05/19/2013 4:55:34 AM PDT by castlegreyskull
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To: freekitty

I believe the daughters are pretty much left on their own, Michelle is busy building her legacy.


16 posted on 05/19/2013 6:07:00 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Steelfish

Blah, blah, blah, blah!

What an incredibly boring America-hating socialist. It isn’t that she is unhappy with being an American, rather Americans are unhappy to the point of puking their guts out over this despicable couple of freeloaders.

And then there’s the idiot who introduced her. Mustaffah.


17 posted on 05/19/2013 6:10:35 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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